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where to get a healthy, fishiterian and/or low cholesterol meal in the San Diego area

Bokchoyfan May 13, 2011 01:00 AM

Hi San Diego Chowhounds! I'll be in San Diego for breakfast and dinner on Saturday. Where is a medium price to get healthy fresh fish and/or low cholesterol meals in SD area. Thanks

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  1. DiningDiva RE: Bokchoyfan May 13, 2011 05:59 AM

    Where will you be located in SD, it's a large geographical area; cabs are plentifil but not especially cheap. Tender Greens in Liberty Station comes to mind or possobly Spread in Nort Park.

    Tender Greens
    2400 Historic Decatur Rd, San Diego, CA 92106

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      Beach Chick RE: DiningDiva May 13, 2011 06:39 AM

      Good call DD..
      Tender Greens or Spread..
      I would add the sushi bar at the Fish Market downtown..maybe Greek like a Cafe Athena in PB.

    2. Josh RE: Bokchoyfan May 13, 2011 09:04 AM

      Blue Water grill on India St. is probably your best bet, as they'll prepare simple grilled fish, accompanied with rice and salad.

      Spread, mentioned above, is a good vegetarian restaurant, but I don't think their food would qualify as low cholesterol due to their heavy use of nuts and dairy products.

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        Bokchoyfan RE: Bokchoyfan May 13, 2011 09:41 AM

        Thank you so much. I will have a car. I am staying near QualCom Stadium. I appreciate all your suggestions. This is great!

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          Bokchoyfan RE: Bokchoyfan May 13, 2011 09:42 AM

          Is there any place that is medium price and uses fresh local produce? There must be great produce in the area :)

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            Cathy RE: Bokchoyfan May 13, 2011 10:56 AM


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              CampySD RE: Bokchoyfan May 14, 2011 10:17 AM

              I would recommend The Fishery, in Pacific Beach. The meals vary as to price and health consciousness, but I'm sure the chef would accommodate requests for vegetable substitutions or toning down the butter/oil. Most fish is local and line caught and there is a good focus on seasonal, local produce.

              5040 Cass Street, San Diego, CA 92109

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              cstr RE: Bokchoyfan May 13, 2011 09:53 AM

              For a great reasonable lunch, check out El Pescador in La Jolla, on Pearl St, for an excellent grilled fish sammy.

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                srk RE: cstr May 13, 2011 01:53 PM

                Yes! What cstr said!

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